Alok Vajpeyi

Director at Bank of Baroda

Shri Alok Vajpeyi’s career in financial services and governance spans nearly 40 years across UK, Asia and India in global capital markets, investment and wealth management and later as a successful entrepreneur.

He has worked with EY in London and held senior positions in global institutions such as Swiss Bank Corporation in London and Asia, Barclays Bank in Asia and India, DSP Merrill Lynch, DSP Blackrock and Daiwa in India. He founded and successfully sold in 2009 - Dawnay Day AV, a large diversified financial services business. He has worked closely with Indian regulators such as SEBI, AMFI, RBI and Exchanges - BSE and NSE - in various capacities and committees, and as External Adviser to DIT (UK Government) Government in India on Fintech.

Since 2012 Shri Alok Vajpeyi continues to be a Strategic Advisor, Entrepreneur, Investor and Board Director across a diverse set of companies and also relishes mentoring select individuals. He recently acquired control of Conscious Food Ltd, a leading organic food company in India, and in addition his current interests are largely in the financial, FMCG and technology sectors.

He sits on the Boards of M/s. AV Advisory Private Limited, M/s. Avendus Capital Public Markets Alternate Strategies LLP, M/s. Conscious Food Private limited, M/s. Digital Gold India Private Limited, M/s. Institutional Investor Advisory Services (IIAS), M/s. Littlemore Innovation Pte Limited and M/s. Sula Vineyards Pvt. Ltd. He was on the Board of M/s. IndiaFirst Life Insurance Company Limited, from which he resigned just prior to being appointed to the Board of Bank of Baroda in July 2021, as the Bank is parent and a major shareholder in the company.

Born in 1960, Shri Alok Vajpeyi is an Associate Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales, having received a BSc (Econ) degree specializing in International trade & development, from the London School of Economics.


  • Director

    Current role